Carabao Cup 2nd round draw date and start time as 13 Premier League clubs learn fate

It's the one they all want to win...


*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

The Carabao Cup is set to fizz into life as the Premier League clubs – minus the big boys competing in Europe – prepare to enter the tournament.

Yes, that’s right, 13 top-flight teams including Aston Villa, Leicester and Newcastle will join the 37 EFL sides left standing in the hat for the second-round draw.


The clubs won’t have too far to travel for their fixtures as the competition remains regionalised until round three when the likes of reigning champions Liverpool and Premier League kings Manchester City join the fun.

You’ll find everything you need about the Carabao Cup 2022/23 second-round draw including the date and start time below.

Carabao Cup 2nd round draw date and start time

The draw for the second round of the Carabao Cup 2022/23 will be conducted by Clinton Morrison and Michael Gray following the conclusion of Sheffield Wednesday v Sunderland on Wednesday, August 10.

The first-round tie at Hillsborough – which will be televised live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football – is scheduled to kick-off at 19:45 so the balls should start coming out of the hat from 21:30 at the earliest.

The second-round fixtures are slated to take place in the week commencing Monday, August 22.

Carabao Cup 2nd round draw ball numbers


1) Aston Villa 2) Barrow 3) Bolton Wanderers 4) Bradford City 5) Burnley 6) Derby County 7) Everton 8) Fleetwood Town 9) Grimsby Town 10) Leeds United 11) Leicester City 12) Lincoln City 13) Morecambe 14) Newcastle United 15) Nottingham Forest 16) Preston North End 17) Rochdale 18) Shrewsbury Town 19) Stockport County 20) Tranmere Rovers 21) Wolverhampton Wanderers 22) Blackburn Rovers or Hartlepool United 23) Middlesbrough or Barnsley 24) Port Vale or Rotherham United 25) Sheffield Wednesday or Sunderland AFC 26) West Bromwich Albion or Sheffield United


1) AFC Bournemouth 2) Brentford 3) Brighton & Hove Albion 4) Cambridge United 5) Charlton Athletic 6) Colchester United 7) Crawley Town 8) Crystal Palace 9) Exeter City 10) Forest Green Rovers 11) Fulham 12) Gillingham 13) Milton Keynes Dons 14) Newport County 15) Norwich City 16) Oxford United 17) Portsmouth 18) Southampton 19) Stevenage 20) Walsall 21) Watford 22) Wycombe Wanderers 23) Coventry City or Bristol City 24) Plymouth Argyle or Peterborough United

Carabao Cup odds

You can run the rule over Paddy Power’s latest outright odds for the Carabao Cup 2022/23 on the Paddy Power website or via our snazzy widgets below.

Manchester City are the hot favourites as the eight-time winners bid to secure a fifth EFL Cup of the Pep Guardiola era.

Man City Outright Winner 2022/23

Liverpool are second in the betting as Jurgen Klopp’s outfit attempt to repeat last campaign’s heroics in the competition.

Liverpool Outright Winner 2022/23

Chelsea have not lifted the EFL Cup since the 2014/15 season but Thomas Tuchel’s Blues were the defeated finalists in last year’s renewal and are prominent in our betting for this term.

Chelsea Outright Winner 2022/23

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